Cableway, architecture, adventure and Alpine mountain scenery – visitors experience all of it and then some on this journey to a unique glacier world.
Already the first glimpse of the summit station designed by architect Mario Botta is spectacular. Immediately, a stunning panorama of no fewer than 24 snow-capped 4000-metre giants reveals itself: Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, Matterhorn, Grand Combin and even Mont Blanc in the distance.
|Altitude:||2965 m a.s.l.|
|Arrival:||PostBus from Gstaad or Les Diablerets to Col du Pillon, then aerial cableway to the summit station Glacier 3000|
|Timetable:||Operates daily in 20-minute intervals|
|Travel duration to summit:||15 mins|
|Attractions:||Peak Walk by Tissot – the world’s first suspension footbridge spanning two summits, sledge dogs, snow bus, hiking on the glacier plateau, Alpine Coaster (highest toboggan run) climbing park Gemskopf, summer loipe (cross-country ski track) and helicopter glacier flight
|Culinary aspects:||Summit restaurant with a view over the glacier plateau to the Alps of Valais, Refuge l'Espace (mountain lounge) next to the “Quille du Diable” with a view down 1400 metres to Derborance
Circular restroom window with the most beautiful view
Holders of a Swiss Travel Pass or Swiss Half Fare Card benefit from 50% discount.
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